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In Partnership with USAID, AUC Provides Scholarships to Egyptian Public School Students, Manages Scholarships Program in Six Egyptian Universities

In partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), The American University in Cairo (AUC) is offering scholarships to Egyptian public school students through the USAID Scholars Activity program.

AUC Hosts Maya Morsy ’95, President of Egypt’s NCW, in a Virtual Discussion on Preventing and Combating Sexual Harassment

AUC hosted today, in a virtual discussion, Maya Morsy '95, the President of Egypt’s National Council for Women (NCW) and AUC President Francis Ricciardone to discuss the latest measures and efforts to combat sexual harassment.

AUC Home to Newly Established Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab in the Middle East and North Africa

AUC, together with The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), the Community Jameel, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has announced the launch of J-PAL MENA.

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Six Feet Apart to Six Feet Together: AUC's Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Research and Innovation Initiative

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Changing Cultures and Promoting Policies: A Virtual Discussion on Combating Sexual Harassment with Maya Morsy

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Campus Conversation: #AUCSpeakUp

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Faculty Research Tackles Root Causes, Ways to Combat Harassment

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An inspiring story reflecting the biography of Chef May Yacoubi, a master graduate from the American University in Cairo (AUC)

August 4, She explained how she mixed her passion to media and cooking together to achieve her lifetime dreams and the challenges she faced. May’s kitchen at Fatafeat channel was the cherry on top across her career, she finished her first season and she is working on the second one. She was not only the chef presenting the program she went through all the fine details of the program.

AUCTV Speaks to Hani Henry on the Psychological Impact of Sexual Harassment

July 28, AUCTV spoke to Hani Henry, associate professor of psychology and associate dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, about what defines harassment, psychological disorders that can arise from it, how to help victims and more.

#AUCSpeakUp: Virtual Discussion with Maya Morsy '95

July 21, In this virtual discussion, we have a national conversation on preventing and combating sexual harassment with President of Egypt's National Council for Women Maya Morsy '95 and AUC President Francis Ricciardone. The discussion is moderated by Amina Khairy '87 writer, columnist and feature editor at Independent Arabia. #AUCSpeakUp

What is Title IX?

July 19, AUCTV spoke to Reem El-Mograby '09 about what Title IX means, her role in receiving reported harassment and discrimination cases and responding to them, and how community members can formally file a complaint. 

Amal Mowafy, USAID Scholars Activity chief of party, appeared on Sabah El Kheir Ya Masr to talk about who can qualify for a USAID scholarship and how to apply

July 17,  Watch the full interview in Arabic. This $36 million scholarship will cover the full tuition of 700 students from across Egypt's 27 governorates to study at AUC or one of its partner universities in the country.

Virtual Campus Conversation - #AUCSpeakUp

July 16, In this virtual campus conversation, we have a candid discussion on sexual harassment, what measures AUC is taking to combat it and how community members can report any incidents.

AUCTV speaks to AUC General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer on Sexual Harassment Policy

July 14, How do I file a sexual harassment report? What will AUC do once a case is filed? What does Title IX mean? How will I be protected when reporting a case? Sunanda Holmes, AUC's general counsel and chief compliance officer, answers all these questions and more in this AUCTV interview.

“This Is Not a Concert” (series) — No. 10

July 9, John Baboukis, professor and director of AUC's music program, plays some music by Johann Sebastian Bach for the 10th installment of This is Not a Concert.

Virtual Campus Conversation - Back to Fall

July 9, Watch last Thursday's campus conversation to learn about AUC's zero-tolerance sexual harassment policy and Fall 2020 plans for courses, student activities, campus operations, and more.

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Rehab Saad

Senior Director, Media Relations and University Spokesperson

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rehabsaad@aucegypt.edu

Dena Rashed

Associate Director, Media Relations

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